To vote in elections and referendums you need to register to vote.
If you are already registered to vote, you do not need to register again.
The dealine to register to vote in the County Council elections, being held on Thursday 4 May 2017, is Thursday13 April 2017.
You need to provide your date of birth and National Insurance number. The easiest place to find your National Insurance number is on official paperwork such as your National Insurance card, payslips or letters from the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) or HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC). If you can't find it, you can use the HMRC enquiry service (Gov.uk).
For further information on recent changes to voter registration please read our FAQ's (PDF).